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CBS
Oct 16, 2012 7:00pm EDT
>>> mitt romney gets the first question tonight. >> fact checkers over at the newspaper u.s.a. today will be watching today's debates closely. anita, what can we expect? >> this will be a busy night. i'll be with the team as they take in saying, the claims, the accusations and fact check them. they are going to be blogging about that on wusa9.com. we are your place to be for campaign 2012 coverage. the debate itself will air on channel 9 at 9:00 p.m. it's also streamed live on our website, wusa9.com. and then stick around at 11:00 as i'm joined live by the politics editor, we're going to fact check what the candidates had to say, look at the truth, look at who exaggerated and i'll be sending out notes on twitter, tweeting for you as well from u.s.a. today all through the night. derek, back you. >> thank you anita. if you are planning to vote this upcomg ection, your time is most nning out. today is the deadline to register in maryland. you have to have the paperwork in by 9:00 a.m. the deadline, friday, but as of now, you have the option of registering in person down at e
CBS
Oct 8, 2012 7:00pm EDT
's u.s. senate race, tonight former governors, george allen and tim kaine, will square off in a debate sponsored by the aarp of virginia and the league of women voters. that gets going in just under an hour, 8:00, right down in richmond. you can watch it live on our website, wusa9.com. >>> you may have noticed these controversial ads up in the metro stations today. critics say they equate muslims to savages and a judge ruled the transit agency must display the american freedom defense initiatives commercials or ads. they are being posted as georgia avenue stations. >>> and there's a consumer alert tonight for all of you with gelato. giant is pulling chocolate peanut butter cup gelato off the shelf. that peanut butter may be contaminated. if you have this at your house, throw it away or you can take it back to giant for a refund. >>> all right, top, we've had a rough day in the last couple of days. is it going to get better? >> it's going to be a slow process. we see light at the end of the tunnel. let's start with temperatures because it feels like november as opposed to october. it i
CBS
Oct 10, 2012 7:00pm EDT
% of the u.s. fleet and only consumers that had their air bag replaced in the past three years by a repair shop that is not part of a new car dealership may be the folks that maybe most at risk. >> but you could be at risk if you recently bought a car titled salvaged, rebuilt or reconstructed. by the way, no air bag injuries or deaths have been reported so far. >>> the same sex marriage debate in maryland hit the campus of gallaudet university today. chief diversity officer angela mccaskill has been placed on leave after signing a petition to put the referendum on the upcoming ballot. university president t. allen hurwitz said signing that petition was inappropriate for someone in her petition. the referendum was started by someone for same sex maryland opponents. what do you think? did mccaskill give up her right to even minimal political involvement when she signed on as diversity officer or is this political correctness run amuck? she didn't really take a side. she just thought voters ought to have a shot. you should feel free to play favorites in mcginty's mailbag, the address mailbag@
CBS
Oct 23, 2012 7:00pm EDT
more to come in our conversation between the candidates from district six u.s. house of representatives seat. we'll talk about some of the state's important ballot questions, including the controversial same-sex marriage law. so stay with us. >>> welcome back to our conversation. we reached out to our facebook friends this week to find out what is important to them. and we picked up questions. and linda anderson that is marriage equality is on the ballot. do you support it? >> marriage has been a term for centuries now that has been applied to the union between a man and a woman. i think it needs to stay there. i do, however, believe that your job includes your health care and pension. and if you want your significant other to share in your health care and get the residuals of your pension and visit you in the hospital, they certainly should be able to get that. the but marriage is applied in the limbed way between a man and woman for centuries now. >> civil unions or no? >> you can't call it a marriage. >> i support marriage equality. i think the best thing that happened to me was to g
CBS
Oct 2, 2012 7:00pm EDT
sister paper, u.s.a. today, to bring you the facts in tomorrow night's debate. we will be fact checking what the candidates are saying we'll also have live screenings on our website. and watch 9news at 11:00 for the most comprehensive coverage you'll get. >> if you are not being anowed from all those political signs that use to clog the virginia highways, there's a reason for that. they're not the anymore. lawmakers got rid of the exception with which to allow political signs along fairfax county highways. now no signs, not even political ones, are allowed along public roads. most of them seem to be following the law. >>> too many political signs. you get annoyed. >> it looks like a lot of chaos. >> they can cause sight distance problems, they are not safe, and it's costly to clean them up. >> springfield supervisor says he is hoping that fairfax county can reach an agreement that will allow the county to enforce the law. the fine, $100. >>> voters in pennsylvania will not need their photo id to cast a ballot. at least not this november. a judge blocked the law from going into effec
CBS
Oct 3, 2012 7:00pm EDT
now here at u.s.a. today election headquarters is paul singer. he is politics editor and he'll be taking part in the fact check that will keep you up to date on what's going on in that debate tonight. you have poll numbers that have been rolling over, giving us an idea of who is up and who is doing. show it to us on the computer. >> we have this poll tracker which we have built with our partners. it gives you the opportunity to go through and see in the various competitive states who is up and who is down at any given time. you can see the trends over time of who is up and who is down. this is what mitt romney is looking at right now. the gap over the past two weeks is clear and consistent. >> as this evolves, this will be updated tomorrow and you'll see whether or not the debate had the impact that romney is hoping it might have. >> it's rare that something like that is instant. you'll see it over the next couple of days. you'll see it show up and you'll see it show up here. you'll see these lines converge. if obama wins big, you'll see it start to diverge. >> obviously
CBS
Oct 24, 2012 7:00pm EDT
inspired them to go to the polls in two weeks. >>> a u.s. senate candidate in indiana making headlines tonight for his comments about abortion after a woman get pregnant from being raped. >> life begins in that horrible situation of rape that it is something that god intended to happen. >> republican richard mourdock said that last night during a debate and today mourdock stood beside his views that god creates life. >> i spoke with my principle. i spoke from my faith and if others wish to try to turn those words and somehow use them against me, again that's what's wrong with washington today. >> mitt romney's presidential campaign, however, quickly issued a statement saying it did not agree with mourdock's view but did not call for him to step out of the race as it did when todd akin said earlier this year, "legitimate rape rarely results in pregnancy." what do you think about mourdock's comments? does he deserve the condemnation or do you understand and perhaps even agree with him? share your thoughts in an e- mail through mcginty's mailbag, the address mailbag@wusa9.com or leave a c
CBS
Oct 25, 2012 7:00pm EDT
deer in rock creek park. earl several nearby residents joined the group to file a complaint in u.s. district court today. they claim the man violates the law requiring the park -- the plan violates the law requiring the park to preserve wildlife. the sharpshooters would use bow hunters to thin the herd. what do you think of the plan and the lawsuit? too many deer causing a problem or are they cute and bambi and should they be preserved? share your thoughts in an e- mail to mcginty's mailbag. that is mailbag@wusa9.com or you might want to post a comment on our wusa9 facebook page. i can imagine they already are into that. >>> still ahead tonight hurricane sandy conjures memories of that perfect storm. we'll compare the two as we track where this october monster may end up. >> but first a local swim coach turns himself into the cops facing charges that he abuse an underage swimmer. >>> upa dates tonight on two stories -- updates tonight on two stories we have been tracking. first a prominent local swim coach turned himself into montgomery county police today to face child abuse charg
CBS
Oct 30, 2012 7:00pm EDT
's helping them out so much. they really do appreciate it. we get a lot of thank u.s. >> godspeed. >> great stuff. caitlin ross reporting. let's look at the powerful role social media has played in this storm. we're joined by kristen berset. >> reporter: we have been keeping you guys updated on social media all throughout which you have been which is great. us in the web department have been using this really cool feature to show you pictures from all up and down the east coast. i'm going to show some of those. >> we've been able to use this cool new tool that allows us to track photos and tweets by longitude and latitude. what we're looking at here is kind of tweets from up and down the east coast. we're going to take a look at photos taken during sandy in three different locations. >> plus great photos starting in our area. this one from washington, d.c. >> yep. this is the washington, d.c. area, as you can see. we're going to take a look at a photo that was taken right over by truckston circle. >> take a look at that. you can see the sidewalk of it. remember, ground is really wet, so be
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